Rover Cars 1945 To 2005

Author: James Taylor
Editor: Veloce Publishing
ISBN: 9781787116092
Size: 12,53 MB
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A comprehensive pictorial overview of Rover cars and car-derived vans covers the 60 years from 1945 to 2005. It describes and illustrates all of the great classic Rovers up to and including the SD1, and goes on to look at the models inherited from British Leyland that attracted Rover badges. It finishes with the models designed in conjunction with Honda; the later British-designed cars – and even the final City Rover. There is also consideration of some Rover models that were designed but, for various reasons, did not enter production, and can now only be seen as prototypes in museums. A title in Veloce’s popular Pictorial History series, Rover Cars 1945 to 2005 describes all of the postwar models with illustrations and technical data for each.

Britain Since 1945

Author: David Childs
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415393264
Size: 18,35 MB
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Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. New additions for this edition include: a discussion of 11 September 2001 the Iraq War and after the election of Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard as leaders of the Conservative Party immigration, asylum and identity the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles the 2005 election and Blair's standing as Prime Minister the controversy over fox hunting, the Gambling Act and 24-hour drinking the importance of China on the British arena. Established and authoritative, this volume is a crucial text for all students of contemporary British history and politics.

Automotive Mascots

Author: David Kay
Editor: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845847857
Size: 14,19 MB
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A full colour guide to British radiator and accessory mascots of 1896 to 1960 compiled by two leading experts in the field. Packed with information and stunning pictures, this comprehensive guide is a must for collectors and would-be collectors. As well as detailing the authors' collecting experiences, the book tells the reader how to get started, where to buy and - very importantly - how to spot fakes. 54 British marque mascots are covered, as are mascots produced by corporations such as ICI and the accessory mascots which owners could purchase to individualise their cars

The Second Automobile Revolution

Author: M. Freyssenet
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 023023691X
Size: 15,59 MB
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The rapid takeoff of the continent-sized national economies and the increasing expense of extraction have led to strong tensions in petrol prices and a race towards alternative driving systems. This book analyses the emergence of a second automobile revolution through the trajectories of automobile firms since the nineties.

America In The British Imagination

Author: J. Lyons
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137376805
Size: 11,71 MB
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How was American culture disseminated into Britain? Why did many British citizens embrace American customs? And what picture did they form of American society and politics? This engaging and wide-ranging history explores these and other questions about the U.S.'s cultural and political influence on British society in the post-World War II period.